|Description of Position||Northeastern State University seeks a Head Men’s Basketball Coach and Instructor. NSU practices and competes in one of the finest Division II facilities in the nation. This is a full-time position which requires the organization and supervision of all aspects of an intercollegiate men’s basketball program, including: comprehensive and visionary plan for the program; recruitment and retention of highly qualified student-athletes with a commitment to academic and athletics excellence; relates well with student-athletes; works well with fellow coaches, support staff, administrators and campus community; proven game planner; effective practice planner; emphasizes strength and conditioning; sound budget manager; effective public speaking skills; professional with electronic and print media; committed to fundraising; community and alumni engagement; positive ambassador; adheres to university branding standards; effective and appropriate use of social media; directs camps and other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics. In addition, the head coach will be responsible for supporting the philosophy, goals and mission of the university and its intercollegiate athletics program as well as commitment to and adherence of departmental, university, MIAA and NCAA compliance, policies and procedures. Further, the Head Coach will supervise and evaluate an assistant coach with teaching responsibilities and participate in various departmental meetings.
NSU is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce as an essential part of excellence in faculty and staff at the University. NSU will take actions to attract and retain qualified women and minorities in all positions and levels within the University.
|Responsibilities||In addition to duties within the Department of Athletics, some teaching in Health and Kinesiology (HPK) may be required.|
|Experience||A minimum of seven (7) years of full-time coaching experience is required.
A minimum of five (5) years of full-time collegiate coaching experience at the NCAA I or NCAA II level is preferred.
Experience as a head coach or assistant with on-the-floor responsibilities is preferred.
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Proven ability to recruit and retain quality student-athletes.
|Education Requirements||Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree is preferred.
Faculty rank dependent upon education.
|Salary||Commensurate with excellent benefits|
|Anticipated Start Date||07/01/2014|
|Application Deadline Preference
(Application received by this date will receive full consideration.)
|Information for Applicants||Faculty teaching may include distance based courses, including hybrid and fully online classes.
Transcripts may be scanned, saved and uploaded. An official/certified transcript is required upon employment.
Please include on the application complete contact information for three references.
|Special Instructions to Applicants||No phone calls accepted.|